Audiobook: The Divine Comedy

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    Audiobook: The Divine Comedy

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    The Divine Comedy
    by Dante Alighieri (1265-1321). Translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882).

    The Divine Comedy (Italian: Commedia, later christened “Divina” by Giovanni Boccaccio), written by Dante Alighieri between 1308 and his death in 1321, is widely considered the central epic poem of Italian literature, the last great work of literature of the Middle Ages and the first great work of the Renaissance. A culmination of the medieval world-view of the afterlife, it establishes the Tuscan dialect in which it is written as the Italian standard, and is seen as one of the greatest works of world literature.
    The Divine Comedy is composed of three canticas (or “cantiche”) — Inferno (Hell), Purgatorio (Purgatory), and Paradiso (Paradise) — composed each of 33 cantos (or “canti”). The very first canto serves as an introduction to the poem and is generally not considered to be part of the first cantica, bringing the total number of cantos to 100.
    The poet tells in the first person his travel through the three realms of the dead, lasting during the Easter Triduum in the spring of 1300.
    (Summary from Wikipedia)

    Total running time: 12:23:25 Read by Cori Samuel, Denny Sayers, Annes Man and Thomas Dad and Hugh McGuire, Aaron Decker, Marlo Dianne, Catherine Eastman, Kelly Bescherer, David Barnes, Christie Nowak, David Leaman, Jennifer Crispin, Rosalind Wills, Jemma Blythe, and Kirsten Ferreri

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  • 01 Inferno: Canto I Canto V 00:43:10
  • 02 Inferno: Canto VI Canto X 00:36:40
  • 03 Inferno: Canto XI Canto XV 00:47:04
  • 04 Inferno: Canto XVI Canto XX 00:30:36
  • 05 Inferno: Canto XXI Canto XXV 00:35:24
  • 06 Inferno: Canto XXVI Canto XXX 00:36:44
  • 07 Inferno: Canto XXXI Canto XXXIV 00:36:18
  • 08 Purgatory: Canto I Canto V 00:42:33
  • 09 Purgatory: Canto VI Canto XI 00:37:19
  • 10 Purgatory: Canto XII Canto XVI 00:33:15
  • 11 Purgatory: Canto XVII Canto XXI 00:35:31
  • 12 Purgatory: Canto XXII Canto XXVII 00:47:07
  • 13 Purgatory: Canto XXVIII Canto XXXIII 00:43:32
  • 14 Paradise: Canto I Canto V 00:41:08
  • 15 Paradise: Canto VI Canto XI 00:38:33
  • 16 Paradise: Canto XII Canto XVI 00:32:15
  • 17 Paradise: Canto XVII Canto XXI 00:39:50
  • 18 Paradise: Canto XXII Canto XXVII 00:42:17
  • 19 Paradise: Canto XXVIII Canto XXXIII 00:44:09
    The Android App " Divine Comedy, The by Dante Alighieri Audio Book" is a full featured media player with:
  • Selectable Table of Contents to allow to jump to the start on any of the chapters.
  • Adjustable Progress Bar to allow to jump to any spot in the current playing chapter
  • Previous Chapter Button
  • Rewind Button
  • Play / Pause Button
  • Fast Forward Button
  • Next Chapter Button

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